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We are Living in a Deluded World - Dr Iain McGilchrist

Updated: Jul 15, 2023

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We are Living in a Deluded World

"From the left-brain right-brain divide to the metaphysics of magic, Dr Iain McGilchrist addresses the profound questions of living well. The esteemed thinker was in conversation with Freddie Sayers at the UnHerd Club on 20th April 2023.

00:00 - 02:06 - Introduction 02:06 - 16:14 - Iain McGilchrist explains how the two hemispheres of the brain have different perceptions of the world. 16:14 - 26:47 - As a wide society, how can this be that we use one side of the brain more than the other? 26:47 - 35:56 - Iain explains if technology has had an impact on the hemispheres of the brain. 35:56 - 52:32 - When does Science become Scientism? 52:32 - 55:23 - Is there a difference between the male and female brain? 55:23 - 01:07:27 - Iain explains how language starts processing our brains towards the left side. 01:07:27 - 01:12:18 - Are there any examples of safe practices that can focus our brains to right side thinking? 01:12:18 - 01:13:18 - Concluding thoughts." from video introduction

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